several stocks hit new highs in the dow today. take a look. let's look at a slightly longer view, how some of the dow components did year to date. these are the best performing dow components year to date. we have bank of america, home depot, disney, general electric, and jpmorgan chase. there's your big mover here. you can see bank of america, which came from a pretty low base, the big winner. finally, look at the top dow components for the last three years, and not a lot of pattern here. you have home depot, united health care, which is a health care stock, and disney as a consumer stock all to the up side. >> is the old time strategy buy and hold dead? more and more investors are saying yes after a decade of flat returns. since march of 2009, according to the investment company institute, investors have withdrawn $138 billion from mutual funds and etfs invested in u.s. stocks while putting $1 trillion into bond funds.